*Leaves note for wife
A soldier fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east has reportedly committed suicide.
According to sources, the soldier a lance corporal attached to the army’s 27 task force brigade in Buni Gari, Gujba local government area of Yobe state, killed himself at his duty post.
It is not clear what led to this action. It was gathered that the turned his gun at himself and aimed at his head and pulled the trigger.
A military source confirmed saying, “He shot himself in the head, and he died immediately, before other soldiers could even rush to help.”
He was said to have left a note for his wife.
His body has been evacuated and sources said investigation into what led to the incident is in progress.